Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating; but you have lots of support. Find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Browse these tools, then contact your SCORE mentor to get help putting your ideas into action.

Narrow by
Blog

Amplifying Diverse Voices: Entrepreneurship for All

Article Language: English
May 25, 2021,

The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Southern Minnesota. Local volunteers in the area who recognize the power of storytelling are working to amplify the voices of minority and immigrant entrepreneurs. Through a forum called “Entrepreneurship for All” they hope to bring the Albert Lea, Faribault, Mankato and Owatonna community together through stories that promote and inspire mentorship. This effort is presented by SCORE South Central Minnesota Chapter #0710.

Blog

Three Things Small Businesses Must Look For in Their Accounting Software

Article Language: English
September 27, 2021

Small businesses need accounting software, but not all accounting tools are designed for small businesses. Here are three things SMBs should look for.

Blog

8 Best Business Podcasts for Business Owners

Article Language: English
September 23, 2021,

Podcasts can help you to reinvigorate your business planning or get inspiration for a new product. Discover the best podcast for your business.

Blog

How to Ace Your Customer Service During the Holiday Rush

Article Language: English
September 21, 2021,

COVID-19 has reshaped the holiday season for many retail stores, as 84% of customers changed their shopping behavior because of COVID-19. To help you thrive this coming holiday season, we'll share five tips to help you nail customer service in this article.

eGuide

Legacy Planing for Farm Owners

Article Language: English

You've taken great care of your farm throughout your life. Use this guide to ensure that it's equally well cared for as it passes into other hands. Read more

Infographic

Small Business Jobs Report Part 1: The Struggle to Hire

Article Language: English

The number of unfilled jobs is growing rapidly with finding qualified talent being the greatest challenge. Read more

Blog

8 Ways To Support Hispanic-Owned Businesses

Article Language: English
September 16, 2021,

To help you with ideas to advocate for Hispanic-owned businesses, we asked business professionals and executives this question for their best suggestions.

Blog

Starting Up with the Right Business Structure

Article Language: English
September 15, 2021,

Choosing your business structure is particularly important for Hispanic entrepreneurs and business owners.

Blog

Lanza tu negocio bajo la estructura correcta

Idioma del recurso: Español
September 15, 2021,

Lanzar y desarrollar una empresa es un reto para cualquiera. Muchos empresarios nuevos desconocen los pasos para incorporar sus empresas, obtener un número de contribuyente fiscal (Tax ID en inglés), o abrir una cuenta bancaria empresarial

Video

Promoción de video: Como mejorar la imagen visual de su negocio

Idioma del recurso: Español

Únete con Jose y aprende los Principios básicos de diseño, Conceptos y aplicaciones con color, y Creación de diseños basados en marcas/logos para redes sociales. Leer más

Pages